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a different congresswoman can US president Donald Trump on Friday defended our supporters who chanted send her back at a campaign rally this week , the chant was directed at Somali born democratic lawmaker in Han Omar that stadium was packed it was a record crowd and I could have filled the ten times as you know those are incredible people those are incredible patriots Omar and three other progressive democratic congressmen have been the subject of trump's vitriol for a week the attacks started Sunday night when trump tweeted that the four women who are black Hispanic or Muslim quote go back to the places from which they came Walmart is the only one not born in America the congresswoman was greeted with cheers at the Minneapolis airport to see nine , seeing a Somali immigrant right , she's lucky to be where she is trump has been widely accused of race baiting and house resolution earlier this week condemned his treat as racist it sparked enough concern that trump on Thursday at first tried to distance himself from his supporters Trent when your supporters lastly we're Chowning chanting send her back why didn't you stop them what you asked him to stop saying that well number one I think it did a search for it it really was a lot I disagree with , his disavowal came after Republicans worried the sentiment could set the tone for the twenty twenty campaign Republican representative mark Walker of North Carolina said quote we cannot be defined by this Walker said the Republican leaders in the house discuss their concerns with vice president Mike pence well the present moderate Republicans have squirmed a defending trump's language but as of Friday only about one fifth of the two hundred and fifty Republicans in Congress have publicly criticized the president's words Omar along with three other congressmen has received death threats , we are going to continue to be a nightmare to describe